Dr. Larry Rosen is Professor Emeritus and past chair of the psychology department at California State University, Dominguez Hills. He is a research psychologist with specialties in multitasking, social networking, generational differences, parenting, child and adolescent development, and neuropsychology, and is recognized as an international expert in the psychology of technology.
Over the past 30-plus years, Dr. Rosen and his colleagues have examined reactions to technology among more than 70,000 people in the United States and in 22 other countries. His latest of seven books on this topic, The Distracted Mind: Ancient Brains in a High-Tech World, co-authored with neurologist Adam Gazzaley, has been quoted in dozens of media outlets and won the PROSE Award for Biomedicine and Neuroscience in 2017. Dr. Rosen has been featured extensively in television, print, and radio media and has been a commentator on 60 Minutes, The Daily Show, Good Morning America, NPR, and CNN.